My Nikon Life Magazine – now in the news section
Now, the latest news, professional profiles, gear and inspiring photography previously found in our magazine, will be exclusively available in the news section of My Nikon Life.
You can still get all the insights, timeless inspiration and phenomenal photography that My Nikon Life Magazine has consistently delivered, simply by exploring our archive of past issues.
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This issue we meet fascinating wildlife and conservation photographer Doug Gimesy. He hopes to drive social change and highlight conservation issues through his stunning wildlife images – most of which he gives away! Doug has also shared a great tutorial with us, so make sure you check it out for step-by-step instructions to taking impressive nature photos. This issue we also go behind the scenes into the life of a wedding photographer with our story on the 2015 AIPP Wedding Photographer of the Year, Kelly Tunney, who was the first woman to receive the award.
We are excited to share with you Cameron Bloom’s powerful images of his family and their adopted magpie, Penguin. The charismatic bird was a surprising source of strength for the Blooms when they were dealing with tragedy. Check out the story behind the images inside, and see how you can enter our photography competition to win a copy of the book, Penguin Bloom. We also sit down with enthusiastic motorsports shooter Daniel Kalisz and showcase the winners and finalists of the Nikon Surf Photo and Movie of the Year awards.
In the lead up to his eighth Olympics, this issue we go behind the lens with professional sports photographer and Nikon Ambassador Delly Carr. He reveals his tips, gear and what keeps him hooked on sport. For all the film enthusiasts, we take you to Tropfest and meet the winners who made a brilliant short film documentary using DSLR. There’s also a Q&A with a fine art photographer, plus new cameras, events, courses and more.
From international celebrities to Aussie legends, Richard Simpkin has enjoyed a fascinating photography career. He shares the story behind his new book on his friend and famous singer, Michael Hutchence. This issue we chat to the two creatives behind the Wonder Women project who are enthusiastic about making positive change via their images. Also inside, check out the awe-inspiring landscape photography of Sarah Hatton and catch up on our latest news, gear, videos and more.
This issue we catch up with adventurous landscape photographer Jake Anderson. He tells the stories behind some of his favourite images plus has advice for tricky outdoor lighting. Food blogger Nagi Maehashi shares her story and tips on capturing mouth-watering dishes and her food and photography business success. Plus, meet the first Nikon Advocate, check out three newly launched cameras and read more tips, offers and the latest happenings.
We talk to the talented 16-year-old Leroy Bellet about night-time surf photography and being double-towed inside the barrel of a breaking wave. Peter Blakeman shares his story and tips about being a professional photographer, living out his travel dreams and shooting interesting projects around the world – including the Aussie outback, the Canadian wilderness and Burning Man festival. Plus there’s a story on the Nikon-Walkley Awards for Excellence in Photojournalism, news, offers and more.
This issue we venture into the great outdoors with WA-based photographer Luke Austin, who was recently named International Landscape Photographer of the Year. Prepare to be impressed by his stunning shots and great photography tips for following your passion. We’ve also got the latest installment from intrepid photographer Lisa Michele Burns – The Wandering Lens shares her guide on Dubrovnik, Croatia. Plus, lots of news, masterclasses, gear, specials and more!
We are excited to have one of Australia’s most talented shooters, Christian Blanchard in this issue of My Nikon Life. Along with sharing a selection of his favourite images, the impressive photographer talks all things fashion and photography with us – and offers some excellent advice for up-and-comers. If you’re after some inspiration, don’t miss our selection of events, workshops and other news for this month and beyond. We also catch up with Rosie English as she trials out the Nikon 1 J5 for her street/beach photography.
This issue offers a glimpse of the Ballarat International Foto Biennale. We catch up with festival founder and director, Jeff Moorfoot on his vision behind such a unique and fantastic event. Heading overseas soon? Lisa from The Wandering Lens checks in from her travels abroad and provides a mini photography location guide to Italy’s colourful seaside villages Cinque Terre. We also meet early riser and enthusiastic new photographer Rosie English. She shares some inspiring shots and great tips for sunrise photography.
Lovers of travel will enjoy our chat with Lisa Michele Burns from The Wandering Lens this issue. She fuels our wanderlust with talk of her exciting new project shooting the coastal towns of Europe from the sea. We’ll be following her journey in coming issues too, so watch this space. Heading to the mountains this winter? We share some simple tips on getting those tricky snow shots right. Plus, Nikon news, special offers and three new lenses.
This issue is all about landscapes. We admire the breathtaking photography of Joseph Michael following his trip to Antarctica and hear his creative plans to bring his images to cities around the world. We also meet Instagram user and light-lover Fred Mpagi – get involved on Instagram by using #mynikonlife and @nikon_australia. This issue we also have a step-by-step guide to creating a dramatic sky in your landscape shot. Try it and let us know how you go!
We go behind the lens and catch up with renowned motorsports shooter John Morris to discover how he got his break. He also tells us all about what it’s like taking photos trackside at the F1. You’ll love our story on photographer Clark Little and World Champion surfer Stephanie Gilmore. Jason Muir from Surfing Australia reveals all from their surfing, diving and photography adventure in beautiful Hawaii – plus there’s a film to check out from the trip. Also, don’t miss the short film on Argentina, shot using the Nikon D7200.
Meet 2015 Nikon Surf Photo of the Year winner, Ray Collins. See the article for more of his incredible surf photography and view a gallery of images from the other fantastic finalists. We also sit down with inspiring Kiwi Jeremy Scott, who cycled around the world solo, raising money for the Heart Foundation and taking some epic travel shots along the way.
Go behind the scenes at the AFC Asian Cup. Check out some of the action shots taken by My Nikon Life members who were lucky enough to win the chance to be on the sidelines. We also meet brilliant South Coast photographer and ANZANG Nature Photographer of the Year, Matthew Smith. His under/over images capture the ocean and its creatures like you’ve never seen before! Watch new videos, catch up on the latest news and see our inspiring image gallery.
Meet the winners and watch the films with a post-event wrap up from short film festival Tropfest. We also go on location to Byron Bay, where Nikon Ambassador Marcus Bell takes time out to tell us about working with the down-to-earth 6 x ASP World Champion surfer Stephanie Gilmore, plus he shares his tips on photographing people. Read on for our story on what’s coming up at Nikon School in 2015, as well as view our image galleries, watch new videos, and see the latest news and special offers.
With a fresh new look and format, issue eight takes us behind the scenes on the set of feature film Love is Now, shot using the Nikon D810 in the Hunter Valley region. We also venture to the NSW Blue Mountains with Nikon Ambassador Kane Skennar. He captures dreamy shots using some great new gear and reveals some useful tips and tricks.
Any budding wedding photographers out there? We have some great tips from wedding and portrait photographer Rocco Ancora. This awarded photographer, and Nikon Ambassador, makes a living photographing couples on their special day and offers some useful insight into how he does it. Plus, legendary rock photographer Bob King takes a break from shooting musicians to share his passion, how he has made his success and how he gets those great shots. We also meet photojournalist Brian Cassey and snap happy Masterchef contestant Kylie Millar.
If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to make it as an extreme sports photographer, you will love our one-on-one chat with our Ambassador, Mark Watson. He walks us through his career in this demanding profession, sharing career highlights and, of course, his tips for creating better pictures. We also get an insight into ‘snapcracklepopculture’ – the 10-year project exploring the impact of pop culture and cosplay in the 21st century by renowned sports photographer – and Nikon Ambassador -Delly Carr.
Get up close and personal with pet photographer Ken Drake, who has dedicated his career to shooting pet portraits – you will be amazed by the personality and passion that Drake’s pet portraits provoke. We introduce you to the contributors and explain the ethos behind Nikon Scene – our music, fashion, sport and photography portal. And our Nikon School lecturer Morris McLennan gives you his top tips for shooting great holiday and family snaps.
In Issue Four we bring you the best of Australian Photojournalism with a showcase of some of the 2012 winners of The Nikon Walkley Photographic Awards. We get up close and personal with our D3100 ambassador, Jamie Oliver and give you exclusive access to the L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival through the lens of the Nikon 1. Plus, we give you an overview of our Nikon Specialist courses to help you fine-tune your techniques.
Join us as we take a peek into the world of some of our most acclaimed photographers. Nikon Ambassador David Dare Parker tells us about his incredible life as a photo journalist and shares stories on being part of and documenting some of the most significant events in modern history. We meet with Kane Skennar, internationally renowned fashion and celebrity portrait photographer who takes us through some of his most recognised shots.
In this edition we have features on photographers like David Moore and Tony Mott; that run the gamut from the sports scene to the food arena to rubbing shoulders with the rich and famous. We also get a behind the scenes view from Harvie Allison, the official photographer of our partner Surf Life Saving Australia, on shooting the many surf comps and documenting the lifestyle of the club over the last 25 years.
Within this, the first edition of My Nikon Life Magazine, we introduce you to Wayne Quilliam and his evocative indigenous portraits; to the works of Nikon Ambassador and blockbuster movie stills photographer, Jasin Boland, who manages to juxtapose action with heart; to Renee Nowytarger whose photojournalism has earned her the honour of the prestigious Nikon Walkley Press Photographer of the Year Award.